Arrest Made in Mickey Shunick Case [UPDATE]
Lafayette Police have made an arrest in the Mickey Shunick case. Police are not releasing any information until a 1:00pm press conference tomorrow.
However, Megan Vizena, a St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Department spokesperson, confirms deputies there assisted the Lafayette Police Department in executing a search warrant at a home on Elaine Rd. in Church Point. She says that search was in connection with the Mickey Shunick case.
We have been able to confirm this is the home of Brandon Scott Lavergne, and he is a registered sex offender.
Mickey Shunick has been missing since May 19th after leaving a friend’s house on a bike. She never made it to her home off of Ambassador Caffery and there has been a huge search on for her safe return.
For more on the case, visit the official Find Mickey Now website.
UPDATE: The warrant for Brandon Lavergne is for 1st degree murder and Aggravated Kidnapping in connection with the Mickey Shunick case. Here is the arrest warrant, thank you to KATC TV 3 for the update.